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Afghanistan- Washington's secret war

Author: Phillip Bonosky
Publisher: New York : International Publishers, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed
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This book on Afghanistan is the result of two visits there in 1981 and close attention to developments since. His firsthand experience left an unforgettable impression on him as to just how the struggle for real freedom was developing.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Bonosky
ISBN: 0717807320 9780717807321 0717806189 9780717806188
OCLC Number: 48375553
Notes: Revised edition of: Washington's secret war against Afghanistan. 1st ed. 1985.
Description: 283 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A Word to the Reader 5 --
Antique Land 6 --
Looking for a War 11 --
Furnishing a War 15 --
Waiting for Karmal 20 --
The Battle for the Mike 23 --
Lago to the Revolution 30 --
More on Amin 35 --
What Happened in December 42 --
Amin Looks for an Escape 50 --
Reasons 59 --
How to Recognize a Real Revolution 68 --
Shopping on Chicken Street 78 --
Ramadan 85 --
Self-Criticism 89 --
Unbinding Minds 95 --
Who Supports the Revolution? 105 --
Revolutionary Youth Reborn 112 --
The End to Factions 117 --
Workers 122 --
Problems 127 --
Trying to Sneak the Sunrise Past the Rooster 134 --
War by Rumour 138 --
Counterattack in February 143 --
Today I Will Tell You a Tale 152 --
The Strange Case of the Afghan Refugees: Now You See Them, Now You Don't 156 --
More Sancho Panza Than Don Quixote 166 --
Kings, Dukes and Low-Down Humbugs 171 --
Uncloaked and Undaggered 183 --
Pakistan's Candle 191 --
Show-Biz Mujahiddin 203 --
Arms to the Rebels? No, Perhaps, and Then Reagan 208 --
The Saga of the Twig and the Leaf 215 --
Smoking the Gun 219 --
Gas! 224 --
Poisoning the U.S.A 229 --
Is the U.S.S.R. Also Imperialist? 233 --
When Peace Comes 244 --
The Prospects of Peace 253 --
Afghanistan revisited--1986 265 --
1996 276.
Responsibility: Phillip Bonosky.

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This book on Afghanistan is the result of two visits there in 1981 and close attention to developments since. His firsthand experience left an unforgettable impression on him as to just how the struggle for real freedom was developing.

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<http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/327.73058109045\/e21\/<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4918278845#Agent\/international_publishers<\/a>> # International Publishers<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a bgn:Agent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"International Publishers<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4918278845#Place\/afghanistan<\/a>> # Afgh\u0101nist\u0101n<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Afgh\u0101nist\u0101n<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Afghanistan<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4918278845#Place\/afghanistan_etats_unis<\/a>> # Afgh\u0101nist\u0101n--\u00C9tats-Unis.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Afgh\u0101nist\u0101n--\u00C9tats-Unis.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4918278845#Place\/etats_unis<\/a>> # \u00C9tats-Unis<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"\u00C9tats-Unis<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4918278845#Place\/etats_unis_afghanistan<\/a>> # \u00C9tats-Unis--Afgh\u0101nist\u0101n.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"\u00C9tats-Unis--Afgh\u0101nist\u0101n.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4918278845#Place\/united_states<\/a>> # United States<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"United States<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4918278845#Place\/united_states_afghanistan<\/a>> # United States--Afghanistan.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"United States--Afghanistan.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4918278845#Topic\/afghanistan_foreign_relations_united_states<\/a>> # Afghanistan -- Foreign relations -- United States<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Afghanistan -- Foreign relations -- United States<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4918278845#Topic\/afghanistan_history_soviet_occupation_1979_1989<\/a>> # Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-1989<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-1989<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4918278845#Topic\/united_states_foreign_relations_1977_1981<\/a>> # United States -- Foreign relations -- 1977-1981<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"United States -- Foreign relations -- 1977-1981<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4918278845#Topic\/united_states_foreign_relations_1981_1989<\/a>> # United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-1989<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-1989<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4918278845#Topic\/united_states_foreign_relations_afghanistan<\/a>> # United States -- Foreign relations -- Afghanistan<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"United States -- Foreign relations -- Afghanistan<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nyu<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0dcterms:identifier<\/a> \"nyu<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204155<\/a>> # United States.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"United States.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1205406<\/a>> # Afghanistan.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Afghanistan.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1907412<\/a>> # Diplomatic relations<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Diplomatic relations<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780717807321<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:isbn<\/a> \"0717807320<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:isbn<\/a> \"9780717807321<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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